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***Server Engineer/Administrator***

Specialty: System Admin with experience in VMWare , Windows Server  and Active Directory 
Location: Washington, DC
Type: Contract

Server Engineer/Administrator will be responsible for the day to day management of the windows servers in a VMWare & physical environment but not limited to analyzing logs, troubleshooting server & network connectivity, account creation, active directory & support of users at all tiers. 

Experience in VMWare experience, Windows Server experience , Active Directory,  direct endpoint (PC, Tablet and Laptop) support - (Windows 7/8/10 desktops, tablets and notebooks.

Experience and use of remote control tool sets (e.g. LANDesk) or equivalent, knowledge of Active Directory and exchange concepts and administration

Ability Troubleshoot, diagnose, resolve hardware and software issues and document technical service requests. Solid knowledge of TCP/IP networking & related network services (i.e., DNS, VPN, DHCP, etc.)    


VMWare experience      Required 5 Years 2 - Proficient

Windows Server experience      Required 5 Years 2 - Proficient

Overall IT Experience        Required 8 Years 2 - Proficient

Provide direct endpoint (PC, Tablet and Laptop) support - ( Windows 7/8/10 desktops, tablets and notebooks      Required 5 Years 2 - Proficient

Experience and working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite      Required 5 Years 2 - Proficient

Configure and troubleshoot wireless and wired connectivity      Required 3 Years 2 - Proficient

Experience and use of remote control tool sets (e.g. LANDesk) or equivalent.       Required 4 Years 2 - Proficient

Knowledge of Active Directory and exchange concepts and administration      Required 7 Years 3 - Expert

Solid knowledge of TCP/IP networking & related network services (i.e., DNS, VPN, DHCP, etc      Required 5 Years 2 - Proficient

Troubleshoot, diagnose, resolve hardware and software issues and document technical service requests           Required 5 Years 2 - Proficient

Troubleshoot, diagnose, resolve hardware and software issues and document technical service requests            Required 5 Years 2 - Proficient

Selected Candidate must undergo background check prior to starting assignment


***Java Developer (mid-level) – Technical Specialist***
Location: Washington, DC
Type: Direct Hire

Immediate Opening  for a smart, motivated mid-level Java developer to join our team. The Java developer will be a 100% hands-on role (i.e. coding will be required) and will also support other support projects in our portfolio.

This is perfect for a go-getter who enjoys learning new technologies and extending themselves. The position will be approximately 60% Java development and 40% other technical tasks in an Agile environment (these tasks will be determined depending on the skills the candidate brings to the table).

The Java Developer is expected to act independently to deliver his/her tasks (little or no supervision should be expected or required). 

The ideal candidate will be able to work in a diverse environment and be able to multitask many work streams at once. This associate will mentor other staff and have be able to take 100% ownership of tasks assigned.

The Java Developer must be eligible to hold a Government Security Clearance - Must possess Green Card or US Citizenship in order to be considered

Desired Skills/Qualifications 

  • MS Degree

  • 6+ years of experience with Java 1.6/1.7

  • 6+ years of experience MS SQL Server

  • Experience with any one or more of the following technologies would be valuable:

    • SSRS

    • SSIS

    • Windows Azure

Required Skills/Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree (any field)

  • 4+ years experience with Java 1.6/1.7

  • 4+ years experience with MS SQL Server

  • Experience with various configuration management tools and methodologies (GIT)

  • Hibernate expertise

  • Spring expertise

  • JBoss expertise

  • MS Access expertise

  • Linux experience

  • Experience with working on Agile teams (Scrum or Kanban)

  • Ability to gather requirements from multiple stakeholders

  • Expert oral and written communication skills to facilitate critical discussions between business customers, project stakeholders, and contracting team. We consider communication skills a key required skill

  • Experience with issue/change management software (i.e. JIRA)

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment

  • Demonstrated attention to detail


***IT Development Consultant***
Location: Nationwide

The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Enterprise Capabilities J62BHC has a requirement for an Application Information Technology (IT) Developer in support of three customer applications on the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Case File Management (CFM) System. DLA Document Services provides an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Case File Management System (CFM) for the United States Postal Service (USPS), Navy Exchange Command (NEXCOM) and the Veterans Affairs (VA). These case file management systems allow complainant(s)/applicant(s) to request EEO services via an Interactive Voice Response (IVR) system, provide workflow, personalized print and document management from the initial EEO inquiry to final resolution.

The contractor shall provide onsite IT development services. The support personnel shall be located in Jacksonville, FL The development support effort is in support of three customer applications on the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Case File Management (CFM) system.

Working knowledge of C# and Microsoft .Net Framework 4 with ASP.NET. The application utilizes Microsoft SQL Server for back-end storage, so contractor must be familiar with T-SQL and utilizing the .Net Framework with Microsoft SQL Server. The application is a web application, therefore contractor must be familiar with HTML, DHTML, XHTML, XML and JavaScript as these languages/skills are used for communication with the web browser clients. Software coding standards that must be used by the contractor are the MSDN Visual Studio 2013/2015 C# Coding Conventions, MSDN .NET Framework Guidelines and Best Practices, and MSDN .NET Framework 4 Secure Coding Guidelines.

The contractor must be familiar with the tools currently used for development of the application which are: Microsoft Visual Studio 2013/2015 Integrated Development Environments and the GIT distributed version control system. The iText PDF library, DotNetZip compression library and ZXing.Net barcode library are also used within the application; therefore the contractor must be familiar with these as well.

The government is looking for a resource with development and programming skills with knowledge of: 

  • SQL 2008/2012, 

  • Windows 2008 R2, 

  • IIS 7.0, and 

  • .ASP net framework, as well as 

  • Coding knowledge C# and 

  • Microsoft .Net Framework 4 with ASP.NET.

  • Visual Studio

  • iText PDF Library

  • DotNetZip Compression Library

  • ZXing.Net barcode Library

  • Experience with STIGs

  • Understanding of Section 508 Guidelines

  • Must possess DoD 8570 Certification or higher

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or similar


***Software Engineer – Marketing Technology***
Location: Richmond, VA

This position is a technical leader in the software development life-cycle for the Marketing Technology team; performing software application technical analysis, architecture, design and development.

The position is responsible for the review of the development, implementation, maintenance, and support of all projects within the Marketing Technology team, which provides direct support numerous Marketing business areas. This position will be responsible for ensuring that the software developed for our business partners meets CarMax®: quality expectations and the functional needs of our business partners. This requires an excellent team player, highly qualified to be a technical leader on medium and large development projects, driving technical direction and priorities for project teams while delivering high quality code across multiple projects. This requires top technical programming skills, RDBMS knowledge, and knowledge of design patterns for our diverse application environment.

This position is the driver of systems performance, development standards, quality expectations, support, technical implementations and all other aspects of their application environment while delivering high quality code. This involves a passion for learning the Marketing processes supported by the team, and previous experience with Digital Marketing, customer data management, and Marketing Technologies is a plus.


  • Software Development Methodology and Support:

  • Development and analysis of application designs for multiple large initiatives

  • Champion of the methodology by demonstrating ownership of all aspects of the team’s agile development lifecycle

  • Passionate support & ownership of all areas under their application environment

  • Consistently mentor others in the production of all artifacts required of a SDLC

  • Effectively estimate time required for related technical efforts for projects of all sizes and delivers multiple complete solutions.

  • Ability to perform 24×7 on-call support as may be required

  • Functions as the second level support in after-hours calls as the support expert for their platform of mastery

Technical Expertise:

  • Build, design, and analyze simultaneous applications of any size throughout their application environment

  • Responsible for reviewing and mentoring the successful work of others in evaluating the business objectives, developing user requirements and generating technical specification for all applications within their application environment

  • Ability to engage in a critical support situation and effectively, efficiently, and quickly drive to a successful resolution

  • Proven experience leveraging existing software, development of reusable components, and elimination of redundancy in designs throughout their application environment

  • Experience in multiple large projects in leading the definition, selection, and implementation of enterprise tools, technologies and processes

  • Customer Interaction/Business Knowledge:

  • Complete understanding of all the business processes implemented in the team’s applications and consistent ability to keep business objectives in focus

  • Ability to understand and document business requirements as well as provide a proposal of the appropriate solution

  • Complete understanding of the business processes supported by the application environment

  • Ability to lead customer/project meeting(s) for highly complex project definitions, needs assessment and design review


  • Able to influence the technical direction of others in order to successfully meet the business objectives of medium & large projects

  • Drives technical consensus within the team

  • Proven ability to mentor developers in best practices, procedures, and concepts

  • Ability to develop and deliver technical training and business understanding for developers

  • Ability to drive through obstacles and time constraints to successfully deliver a project to completion

  • Demonstrated ability to deliver solutions through building consensus in both business and technical perspectives

  • Ability to drive efficient resolution for system outages as well as performance and functional shortcomings

  • Assist in budgeting process


  • Provide technical guidance and leadership to mid-level and senior development staff

  • Advanced knowledge of team software development concepts and techniques and the ability to communicate those concepts to all team members including patterns in the areas of security, scalability, and usability

  • Experience in creating and developing software throughout the application environment following the Agile methodologies

  • Ability to create, review and analyze software designs and effectively communicate the rationale behind the designs across IT Teams

  • Expert understanding of all aspects of the application environment’s technical software requirements including security, scalability, and usability

  • Ability to interact with and direct the tasks of outside consultants in a professional manner while helping them drive to successful project completion

  • Demonstrated ability to compare and contrast alternative approaches to meet objectives while assessing risk both quantitatively and qualitatively

  • Possess strong organizational and time management skills

  • Demonstrated flexibility while managing multiple priorities

Education and/or Experience:

  • Typically 10+ years of development experience required

Education preference

  • 4 year degree in IT related course of study

Computer skills

  • Experience in appropriate development language

  • required (see Specialties section)

  • RDBMS experience

  • Typically 10+ years of relational database development experience

  • Expertise in the following required:

  • •Microsoft SQL Server (2005, 2008, 2012) scripting and Data modeling

  • •Microsoft C#.NET

  • •SaaS and B2B integrations

  • Web API and WCF Service Development

Experience in the following preferred:

  • Digital marketing experience

  • Marketing Technology experience

  • Customer MDM

  • Customer relationship management

  • MVC 4.5 experience a plus

Language Skills:

  • Influence and communicate effectively with IT management and associates

  • Able to target communications to the appropriate audience (Post-mortems, SDLC artifacts, etc)

  • Able to build consensus and acceptance of technical direction to audiences of all sizes

  • Effective documenting ability to present application environment patterns, standards, and processes

  • Expert ability in presenting alternative solutions with recommendations to IT management and business users

  • Must have strong presentation development and delivery skills including the ability to adjust presentations to match the appropriate audience

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to convey a professional and positive image in all situations

Mathematical Skills:

  • Requires strong analytical and organizational skills

  • Demonstrated ability in statistical analysis, advanced calculations, and reporting

  • Demonstrated ability to gather, evaluate, and present performance metrics and benchmarks to resolve or prevent system problems

  • Ability to evaluate and interpret complex system error logs, performance metrics, and other application or server output in order to identify problems in server performance or application execution

  • Ability to evaluate the ROI (Return On Investment) of systems development & enhancements to the application environment and effectively weigh the financial alternatives involved with various technical solutions and proposals

  • Consistently demonstrates the ability to participate in the budgeting process to identify the Total Cost of Ownership regarding their applications environment in order to assist purchasing decisions

Reasoning Ability:

  • Expertise in solving technical problems and presenting solutions which impact all areas of their application environment

  • Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, and problem solving skills

  • Performs well in high pressure or stressful situations

  • Proven ability to review all designs that impact their application environment

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively estimate effort, duration and impact required for large technical solutions

  • Ability to evaluate long term impacts when making recommendations and decisions


*** Senior Project Manager***

Title: IT Project Manager / IV&V Subject Matter Expert

Location: Washington, DC. 

The objective of the work performed is to provide independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) for security control assessment (SCA) and lifecycle governance of the investments within OCIO as part of the security authorization process.   The IT Project Manager/IV&V SME will assist OCIO in the oversight of project work. First, from the initiation through the completion of the, the candidate will perform an oversight role in order to verify that the work is being carried out in a way that will lead to the successful completion of the project.  Where there are issues with the way work is being performed, the candidate will work to resolve his/her concerns and escalate to the OCIO if necessary. The IT Project Manager/IV&V SME will also be responsible for developing reports and presentations and for briefing stakeholders on all aspects of assigned projects. This position will interface directly with the OCIO client and executive management.

Project Manager Duties:

·       Will have primary accountability as the PM for contracted IV&V activities, including providing Security Authorization independent assessment activities for OCIO owned and operated Information Systems towards an Authority to Operate (ATO) as well as to perform life cycle IV&V independent verification and validation assessment. Manage the assessment activities to ensure the project accomplishes its deliverables on schedule.

·       Report to and work closely with the Program Manager is required.

·       Prepare deliverables in accordance with the DOL established security guidelines and document templates which require walkthrough, review and approval by the OASAM Information Security Officer (ISO).

·       Manage the Statement of Work tasks to ensure that deliverables are completed on time, in compliance with DOL and OASAM security guidelines, and are accurate.

·       Develop and manage project schedule that provides tasks, resources, dates and percentage (%) of completion.

·       Provide written weekly status reports of the progress of the Statement of Work activities.

·       Conduct weekly meetings to present status and resolve issues and present weekly project meeting minutes.

·       Responsible for analysis of specific OCIO initiatives, determining project scope, resource requirements, risks, and defining major milestones.

·       Manages the day-to-day activities associated with IT project management: tracking action items, developing and updating project plans, conducting analysis of risks, developing mitigation strategies, developing reports, and continuous follow-up to keep projects on track with budget and schedule.

·       Develops, reviews and ensures quality of various project artifacts including project plans, implementation and integration plans, development approaches, release and change management schedules, etc.


IV&V SME Duties:

·       Establish IV&V Project Management

·       Perform IV&V for Business and Technical Requirements

·       Perform IV&V for systems development and implementation methodology

·       Perform IV&V for system approval and go live requirements; including security

·       Perform IV&V for system testing and acceptance

·       IV&V that all appropriate documentation and systems operations documentation is sufficient

·       Report on IV&V activities, findings and management reporting

·       Support Project Reviews with senior management.

General Skills:

·       Experience with and understanding of Federally owned and/or managed information systems and terminology

·       Experience with planning, scoping, analyzing, coordinating, and managing medium IT projects for Government clients

·       Must be able to assess a project at all stages and develop milestones and resource requirements to execute the project

·       Knowledge of Project Management best practices, PMBOK, and SDLC

·       Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team of professionals with diverse backgrounds and experience

·       Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

·       Must be a self-starter, motivated, and responsible with excellent organization and time management skills

·       Excellent communications skills, including both verbal and written

·       Ability to interview clients and stakeholders to collect business and technical requirements to adequately scope, staff and plan projects

·       Research and analysis experience

·       Experience developing analytical reports and presentations

·       Business process improvement experience desired

·       Must have work experience with the Federal Government

·       Must possess knowledge and experience with IV&V standards and processes to include:

o   Applicable tasks and activities will be performed in accordance with the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Standard 1012-2004. The IV&V Service Provider will also use all other applicable, lifecycle-appropriate IEEE Standards (e.g., 12207 Software Life Cycle Process; 703 Software QA Plans; 1074 Developing Software Project Lifecycle Process; 828 Configuration Management Plans; and, 830 Requirement Specifications, etc., Project. Further, the IV&V Service Provider will employ the Capability Maturity Model Integrated (CMMI), and the Project Management Institute’s Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) Third Edition, and the PMBOK - Government Extension, at a minimum, these three industry standards (CMMI, PMBOK, IEEE).


·       B.A. or B.S. degree

·       Seven to ten years of work experience managing IT-related projects.

·       Five to seven years of experience leading IV&V efforts.

·       A PMP certification is required.

·       Professional and personal references required.



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